ARTS All over: Art exhibit reveals variety of Port Alberni visual artists

Ora Sawyers

The Wednesday Painters are on display screen until eventually Aug. 25

The Wednesday Painters Team is at the moment on exhibit at The Grove Art Gallery in Port Alberni. The awesome collection of work characteristics 12 local artists, like Joan Akerman, Angie Blake, Cynthia Bonesky, Linda Campbell, Judy Dixon, Janet Finch, Cheryl Frehlich, Chris Motyka, Carol Novak, Shauna Seegmiller, Sue Thomas, and Elizabeth Yuen.

Even with the title of the team, the Wednesday Painters do not just do paintings. Do the job includes oil, watercolour, pen and ink, fibre art, silk fusion, clay sculptures and Paverpol.

This show runs until finally Aug. 25. The Grove Art Gallery is positioned at the Harbour Quay. Hrs are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Take a look at the environment of artwork with our weekly artwork camps for young ones at The Grove Artwork Gallery.

Weekly camps for children aged 7-11 charge $95, even though one-working day camps for ages 11-13 are $45. All camps incorporate a t-shirt.

To sign-up, pay a visit to or get in touch with 250-724-3412.

WEST Coastline FIBRE

The inaugural assembly of the West Coast Fibre Guild will be Monday, July 24 at 6 p.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Echo Centre. If you are fascinated in spinning, weaving or exploring fibre, you should sign up for us for a everyday “show and tell” and provide one thing that inspires you about fibre! This will be followed by a dialogue of how we would like to see this guild develop.

For additional information and facts, e mail [email protected].

SPONSOR AN Artwork Show

The Neighborhood Arts Council is seeking sponsorship prize income.

Our next open artwork show is this drop and we are hunting for people today who would like to help us offer you a “Best in Show” prize award.

If you would like to sponsor this or a long run artwork show, be sure to get hold of Melissa Martin at the Grove Art Gallery for specifics: 250-724-3412. Tax receipts are obtainable for any sponsorships over $100.


Just a reminder that The Grove Artwork Gallery is open until eventually 8 p.m. every Friday this summer months. We will also have artists in attendance every single Friday to demonstrate and show their artwork outside the house the gallery. There is also a Friday evening market place at Spirit Sq. and dwell music. What a excellent sway to shell out a summer months night!


Be a part of us for an introductory workshop into the planet of Paverpol, where by you will study the fundamentals of building a very simple armature from wire, tinfoil and masking tape.

Teacher Cheryl Frehlich will present you the methods of dipping and wrapping utilizing a liquid hardener referred to as Paverpol.

If you would like to adorn your generation with a little ornate piece of jewellery, you should bring it along. This is a messy system so remember to dress in outdated clothes and you are welcome to bring latex gloves. You’ll come across it pretty therapeutic.

Area is restricted, so connect with 250-724-3412 to register. The workshop takes place Friday, Aug. 18 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The price is $130, which include all resources.

Back again IN TIME

We are looking for artists to be a element of our following open up art show, titled “Back in Time.”

Registered artists will choose a “blind” envelope, made up of random historical photographs supplied by the Alberni Valley Museum, and create artwork centered on all those visuals.

This exhibit will operate in the gallery from Aug. 29 to Oct. 27. Artists can submit up to a few items, at $10 per submission. Completed artwork will have to be dropped off by Saturday, Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., so sign-up currently to get started and to give yourself a great deal of time to comprehensive your piece.


The Grove Artwork Gallery is now accepting purposes from all visual artists and artist teams who want to show their operate in our good arts gallery in the course of the 2024 calendar yr. Application types are offered at the Grove Artwork Gallery or on our web site at We are also fascinated in suggestions for themes for our open up displays. Electronic mail me your suggestions at [email protected].

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council at the Harbour Quay (#7-5440 Argyle St.) and writes for the Alberni Valley News. Phone 250-724-3412.

Next Post

New Demonstrates And Films To Stream This Weekend On Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+ And More

All the ideal exhibits and movies to stream this weekend on each individual streaming services. Credit history: Peacock One more weekend has arrived, and with it a slew of new shows and flicks on all your favourite streaming companies, from Netflix to Peacock and further than. Alright, just after typing […]

You May Like